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Waiting for the Call: From Preacher's Daughter to Lesbian Mom

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“Well-written, absorbing, and a great pleasure to read . . . will appeal to Christians struggling to square their traditional beliefs with acceptance of homosexuality as well as to all those interested in adoption, lesbian marriage, and the changing shape of America’s families.”

—Elizabeth C. Fine, Virginia Tech University



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Paperback, 232 pages
Published March 8th 2007 by University of Michigan Press
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Marilee
My review of this book may be biased because the author and her partner are good friends. Knowing them and reading this portrait of growing up in a Baptist family made me feel quite fortunate to have such an intimate peek into the life of a woman who I hold in high regard.
Anne
Exploring numerous layers of identity and connection, you don't have to be a southern baptist lesbian mother to get it. As a teacher, I was particularly struck by the origin stories her children embrace throughout their childhoods. I highly recommend this memoir.
TJ
An ok story. Nothing really remarkable or to write home about
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